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LH

Definitions of LH
  1. noun
    a gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary; stimulates ovulation in female mammals and stimulates androgen release in male mammals
    synonyms: ICSH, interstitial cell-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone
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    type of:
    gonadotrophic hormone, gonadotrophin, gonadotropic hormone, gonadotropin
    hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and placenta; stimulates the gonads and controls reproductive activity
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